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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Phoenix, AZ (PHX)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Phoenix (San Francisco International Airport – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport) is 651 miles / 1047 kilometers / 566 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Phoenix (PHX) is 748 miles / 1204 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 47 minutes.

San Francisco – Phoenix

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651
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1047
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566
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How far is Phoenix from San Francisco?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 650.871 miles
  • 1047.476 kilometers
  • 565.592 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 649.979 miles
  • 1046.040 kilometers
  • 564.817 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between San Francisco and Phoenix is 1 hour. Phoenix is 1 hour ahead of San Francisco.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Francisco to Phoenix generates about 119 kg of CO2 per passenger, 119 kilograms is equal to 262 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Francisco to Phoenix

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

Airport information

Origin San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W
Destination Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

Airlines flying from San Francisco (SFO) to Phoenix (PHX)

American Airlines
Southwest Airlines
United Airlines